Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Love, Sweet Love

My cousin Ashley eloped about a month ago and asked me to make some sweets for the family bash! I was so excited when I found out she was going with a Vineyard theme! She wanted some deep purples, greens, and white.

I made white cake filled with strawberry cream and chocolate cake filled with white chocolate cream cheese-all in cupcake form except for her and Justin's cake topper, of course!

Word to the wise-making purple frosting, just the right shade, takes longer then baking! wow! I didn't see that one coming!

The 75 bare beauties-

I carefully filled each one! I love filled cupcakes....

Frosting each one (in the 3 colors)...

Then I rolled out some fondant and cut out flowers with little fondant cutters..

I curved the flowers out and let them dry over night so I could paint them with the food coloring and vodka concoction that works so well.

I mixed up different hues of red wine tones.

The finally dried and painted flowers with added yellow buttercream centers on the mini cake:

The finished cupcakes with fondant flowers.

The final combo:

Time to cut the cake:

Cheers to newlyweds!


  1. Cute! I love the little fondant flowers - they turned out great!

  2. Welcome back tipsy. California missed your drunken baking! :)